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obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy, taxpayers still stand to lose $25 billion from the president's politically managed bankruptcy. >> reporter: now romney has been on the defensive for months on his position on the auto bailout. he's now taking it right to the president and their skirmishes back and forth about the auto industry shows how important it is especially in ohio which could hold the key to the white house. there are 800,000 people in jobs related to the auto industry in that state and charlie and norah they could be decisive. >> jan crawford, thank you so much. national journal white house correspondent major garrett is here. let's talk about what jan was just reporting on why is this fight over the auto bailout gotten so nasty here at the ♪ >> because the obama campaign responded if he roshow usually to what they knew was a game changing charge from the romney-ryan ticket. bailout is sending jobs to china. production may eventually be in china on jeeps. but it's chrysler and gm pointed out, jeep which is a chrysler brand and gm also producing autos in northern ohio
sensitive to this romney message. >> obama took gm and chrysler into bankruptcy and sold chrysler to the italians who are going build jeeps in china. >> reporter: it's designed to peel working class americans away from the president but the idea that chrysler is moving jobs from ohio to china has been attacked as untrue. >> everybody knows it's not true. the car companies themselves have told governor romney to knock it off. >> reporter: friday's jobless report showed a slight increase in unemployment but at the same time a larger than expected number of jobs were created last month. while consumer confidence is the highest since february of 2008. romney was having none of it. >> the president promised change. but he didn't deliver it. and i'm promising change and i have a record of achieving it. >> reporter: it was a reference to his one term as governor of massachusetts where romney currently trails the president by 32 points. still with unemployment at 7.9% this president will go before the voters on tuesday with the highest unemployment rate since franklin
-- >> sold chrysler to italians who were going to build jeeps in china. >> it is an absolutely false assertion! >> reporter: now we will see the president today at some point to talk about the storm. overnight he called new york governor andrew cuomo and new jersey governor chris christie and new york mayor michael bloomberg. he also signed disaster declarations for new york and new jersey. as for the campaign well it is still on hold. the president, however, remains visible. still with the race as close as it is, there is going to be a lot of catching up to do in the last few days before the election. and nobody really knows how that's going to work. >> one week from today we will know. >>> governor mitt romney shifting his schedule because of the storm. jan, hello. >> reporter: hello, gayle. governor romney canceled all of his campaign events today. he had several scheduled in ohio and iowa and instead he's going to be attending a disaster relief event. he's asking people to bring supplies, contributions, donations, that will be here in ohio. yesterday he also
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